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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
ARTNB's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. ARTNB: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ARTNB' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.01 Max: 0.1
Current: 0.01
0
0.1
Equity to Asset 0.31
ARTNB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. ARTNB: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ARTNB' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.31
Current: 0.31
0.21
0.31
Interest Coverage 2.55
ARTNB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
74% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. ARTNB: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ARTNB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.88  Med: 2.21 Max: 2.52
Current: 2.55
1.88
2.52
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 0.98
WACC vs ROIC
2.78%
7.21%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 22.92
ARTNB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 12.44 vs. ARTNB: 22.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ARTNB' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.97  Med: 22.44 Max: 32.28
Current: 22.92
20.97
32.28
Net-margin (%) 14.96
ARTNB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 7.31 vs. ARTNB: 14.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ARTNB' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.37  Med: 11.97 Max: 14.68
Current: 14.96
10.37
14.68
ROE (%) 8.96
ARTNB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.23 vs. ARTNB: 8.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ARTNB' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.48  Med: 8.15 Max: 10.15
Current: 8.96
6.48
10.15
ROA (%) 2.71
ARTNB's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. ARTNB: 2.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ARTNB' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 2.16 Max: 2.65
Current: 2.71
1.8
2.65
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.54
ARTNB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 9.66 vs. ARTNB: 4.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ARTNB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.86  Med: 4.39 Max: 6.77
Current: 4.54
3.86
6.77
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.90
ARTNB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. ARTNB: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ARTNB' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.8  Med: 1.80 Max: 8.8
Current: 1.9
-2.8
8.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 1.90
ARTNB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. ARTNB: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ARTNB' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.1  Med: 1.90 Max: 10.7
Current: 1.9
-7.1
10.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 3.60
ARTNB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. ARTNB: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ARTNB' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.1  Med: 3.50 Max: 14.9
Current: 3.6
-2.1
14.9
» ARTNB's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-05)


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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Water
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Traded in other countries:ARTNA.USA,
Artesian Resource Corp through its subsidiaries offers water, wastewater and other services on the Delmarva Peninsula. It distributes water for public and private fire protection, to residential, commercial, industrial, municipal and utility customers.

Artesian Resources Corp was incorporated in the State of Delaware under the name Artesian Water Company on February 10, 1927. The Company operates as a holding company of companies engaged in offering water, wastewater and other services on the Delmarva Peninsula. The Company distributes and sells water, including water for public and private fire protection, to residential, commercial, industrial, municipal and utility customers throughout the states of Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania. The Company offers wastewater services to customers in Delaware. In addition, it also provides contract water and wastewater operations, and water and sewer Service Line Protection Plans. The Company faces competition from other water and wastewater utilities for the acquisition of new exclusive service territories. The Company's water and wastewater utility operations are subject to regulation by their respective state regulatory commissions, which have broad administrative power and authority to regulate rates charged for service, determine franchise areas and conditions of service, approve acquisitions, authorize the issuance of securities and other matters.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 24.76
ARTNB's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
73% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 16.25 vs. ARTNB: 24.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ARTNB' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.01  Med: 20.43 Max: 27.29
Current: 24.76
14.01
27.29
PE(NRI) 24.76
ARTNB's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
74% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 16.28 vs. ARTNB: 24.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ARTNB' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.94  Med: 20.42 Max: 27.16
Current: 24.76
13.94
27.16
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 27.56
ARTNB's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
65% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 19.31 vs. ARTNB: 27.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
ARTNB' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.74  Med: 40.98 Max: 199.41
Current: 27.56
18.74
199.41
P/B 2.15
ARTNB's P/B is ranked lower than
71% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. ARTNB: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ARTNB' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 1.59 Max: 2.31
Current: 2.15
1.12
2.31
P/S 3.69
ARTNB's P/S is ranked lower than
80% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. ARTNB: 3.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ARTNB' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.72  Med: 2.51 Max: 3.69
Current: 3.69
1.72
3.69
PFCF 48.90
ARTNB's PFCF is ranked lower than
85% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 14.50 vs. ARTNB: 48.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ARTNB' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.2  Med: 57.74 Max: 2058.89
Current: 48.9
29.2
2058.89
POCF 10.50
ARTNB's POCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. ARTNB: 10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ARTNB' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.63  Med: 8.94 Max: 20.29
Current: 10.5
5.63
20.29
EV-to-EBIT 21.51
ARTNB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
77% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 14.67 vs. ARTNB: 21.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ARTNB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.6  Med: 18.90 Max: 34.5
Current: 21.51
12.6
34.5
EV-to-EBITDA 14.52
ARTNB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
74% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 10.06 vs. ARTNB: 14.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ARTNB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.8  Med: 12.80 Max: 25.8
Current: 14.52
9.8
25.8
PEG 13.78
ARTNB's PEG is ranked lower than
89% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. ARTNB: 13.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ARTNB' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.44  Med: 6.91 Max: 302
Current: 13.78
1.44
302
Shiller P/E 29.28
ARTNB's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
69% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 24.08 vs. ARTNB: 29.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ARTNB' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.74  Med: 21.50 Max: 29.34
Current: 29.28
15.74
29.34
Current Ratio 0.69
ARTNB's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. ARTNB: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ARTNB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.51 Max: 1.65
Current: 0.69
0.21
1.65
Quick Ratio 0.59
ARTNB's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. ARTNB: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ARTNB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.45 Max: 1.55
Current: 0.59
0.19
1.55
Days Inventory 16.70
ARTNB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
57% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 22.25 vs. ARTNB: 16.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ARTNB' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.96  Med: 14.10 Max: 17.1
Current: 16.7
12.96
17.1
Days Sales Outstanding 27.35
ARTNB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 50.04 vs. ARTNB: 27.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ARTNB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.51  Med: 28.35 Max: 38.21
Current: 27.35
25.51
38.21
Days Payable 28.97
ARTNB's Days Payable is ranked lower than
79% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 68.89 vs. ARTNB: 28.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ARTNB' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.67  Med: 39.24 Max: 53.87
Current: 28.97
28.67
53.87

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.00
ARTNB's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
61% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. ARTNB: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ARTNB' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.64  Med: 3.75 Max: 5.32
Current: 3
2.64
5.32
Dividend Payout 0.69
ARTNB's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
66% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. ARTNB: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ARTNB' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.80 Max: 2.55
Current: 0.69
0.36
2.55
Dividend Growth (3y) 3.30
ARTNB's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
54% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. ARTNB: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
ARTNB' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 4.00 Max: 6.8
Current: 3.3
2.6
6.8
Forward Dividend Yield 3.05
ARTNB's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
65% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. ARTNB: 3.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.51
ARTNB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
65% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 4.44 vs. ARTNB: 3.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ARTNB' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.08  Med: 4.37 Max: 6.23
Current: 3.51
3.08
6.23
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.30
ARTNB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. ARTNB: -1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ARTNB' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.1  Med: -4.90 Max: -1.1
Current: -1.3
-9.1
-1.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.15
ARTNB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
60% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. ARTNB: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ARTNB' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.60 Max: 2.31
Current: 2.15
0.84
2.31
Price/Projected FCF 2.47
ARTNB's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. ARTNB: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ARTNB' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 3.42 Max: 49.45
Current: 2.47
1.76
49.45
Price/Median PS Value 1.46
ARTNB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. ARTNB: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ARTNB' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.29
Current: 1.46
0.29
1.29
Price/Graham Number 1.54
ARTNB's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
65% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. ARTNB: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ARTNB' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.20 Max: 1.67
Current: 1.54
0.68
1.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.60
ARTNB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. ARTNB: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ARTNB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 5.30 Max: 7.9
Current: 4.6
2.9
7.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 1.34
ARTNB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. ARTNB: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ARTNB' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.3  Med: -4.70 Max: 4.5
Current: 1.34
-15.3
4.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $77.51
EPS (TTM) $ 1.28
Beta0.06
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $21.59 - 29.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)9.07

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